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Whistleblowing towards quality

Whistleblowing towards quality Valid acts of whistleblowing - employees informing on dubious practices in the workplace - is increasingly being viewed in a favourable light, with statutory protection following. Examples of whistleblowing are presented, including education and disaster situations which, being life-threatening, have immediate perceived value. Provides criteria for valid forms of whistleblowing, the formulation of codes of ethics for whistleblowers, and suggests the way forward for the quality profession, who may be assisted through whistleblowing. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The TQM Magazine Emerald Publishing

Whistleblowing towards quality

The TQM Magazine , Volume 12 (3): 6 – Jun 1, 2000

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0954-478X
DOI
10.1108/09544780010320223
Publisher site
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Abstract

Valid acts of whistleblowing - employees informing on dubious practices in the workplace - is increasingly being viewed in a favourable light, with statutory protection following. Examples of whistleblowing are presented, including education and disaster situations which, being life-threatening, have immediate perceived value. Provides criteria for valid forms of whistleblowing, the formulation of codes of ethics for whistleblowers, and suggests the way forward for the quality profession, who may be assisted through whistleblowing.

Journal

The TQM MagazineEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2000

Keywords: Total quality management; Ethics; Human resource management; Disasters; Higher education

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